by one estimate, 25 to 30 people a year are killed by falling trees, and especially after severe weather. watch as this tree is lifted from the soggy earth. that danger particularly worrisome in crowded city areas. >> here in new york central park over the last five years, several people have been injured, even killed by falling trees or tree branches. tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> gusty winds brought down many tree branches in parts of the southwest yesterday. severe storms even spawned a funnel cloud, the one you're seeing there spotted over roswell, new mexico. those storms generated heavy rains, high winds and even hail. another twister touching down in rural west texas. part of a supercell. that spawned a number of tornados in that area. no reports of injuries or damage however from this particular tornado. give you a look at today's weather. the midwest in for another round of severe storms as rains blanket nearly the entire upper half of the country. clear across the southwest.